Average Bench: 55.8% (781st of 1016)

more Based on 6,076 user benchmarks.  Models: C400-MTFDDAK256MAM, C400-MTFDDAC256MAM, MTFDDAK2 MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2.5" 7mm 256GB, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K, Micron C400 RealSSD 2., MTFDDAK256MAM-1K1, MTFDDAK256MAM-1K12

Average average bench

The Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB averaged 44.1% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. 4K Random Write Speed 63.7MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 18.5MB/s

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB is 27.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Micron C400 RealSSD 256GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. 4K-64Thread Mixed IO Speed 22.8MB/s
Avg. Sustained Write Speed 192MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,076 samples)
Min Avg Max
326 Read 385 436
50.3 Write 217 265
86.9 Mixed 228 259
48.9 SusWrite 192 260
56.9% 255 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.1 4K Read 18.5 23.2
33.7 4K Write 63.7 104
9.65 4K Mixed 13.5 16
79% 31.9 MB/s
Min Avg Max
21.6 DQ Read 124 181
50.4 DQ Write 129 223
15.3 DQ Mixed 22.8 24.3
45.8% 92.1 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 08TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 216 226 236 228 225 MB/s
Read 389
Write 252
Mixed 239
SusWrite 225
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 18.6
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 14.5
96% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 23.8
42% 82.1 MB/s
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0909
SusWrite @10s intervals: 248 255 245 237 242 255 MB/s
Read 381
Write 256
Mixed 252
SusWrite 247
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 13.7
72% 27.3 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 23.6
70% 147 MB/s
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04TH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 241 258 237 223 224 MB/s
Read 385
Write 229
Mixed 243
SusWrite 234
61% 273 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 13.2
62% 24.1 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 24.2
66% 140 MB/s
33GB free
Firmware: 000F
SusWrite @10s intervals: 236 167 191 179 168 154 MB/s
Read 396
Write 262
Mixed 254
SusWrite 182
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 14.2
70% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 23
61% 130 MB/s
196GB free
Firmware: 0909
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 158 147 160 160 160 MB/s
Read 366
Write 252
Mixed 241
SusWrite 156
57% 254 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 15.2
84% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 23.4
43% 85.9 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 21,625,834 SSDs tested.

Typical C400 RealSSD 256GB Builds (Compare 8,158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

System: HP Z420 Workstation

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $345

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